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English verb: draw off

1. draw off (contact) remove by drawing or pulling


SamplesShe placed the tray down and drew off the cloth.
Draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese.


Synonymsdraw away, pull off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Verb grouppick off, pluck, pull off, tweak

2. draw off (possession) remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)


SamplesShe drew $2,000 from the account.
The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank.


Synonymsdraw, take out, withdraw


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)check out, cheque, dip, disinvest, divert, divest, hive off, overdraw, tap


Verb groupdraw, take out


Antonymsdeposit, bank









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